News archive - September 2015

Friday, September 25, 2015

Waterloo’s golden touch: Scientists’ research paper selected as most influential in journal’s history

Until recently, attaching DNA strands to the surface of gold nanoparticles was slow and incomplete. But a breakthrough finding in 2012 by Waterloo scientists resolved many long-standing questions and paved the way for advances in biosensor technology.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

David Rose named HeforShe Faculty of Science Leader

Professor and Biology Chair David Rose

Dean Bob Lemieux named Professor David Rose (left) the Faculty of Science HeforShe Leader. Rose is also the Chair for the Department of Biology.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Waterloo heads to the international iGEM Giant Jamboree

Waterloo iGEM 2015 team in the lab.

Working in the new, dedicated iGEM lab space are team members (left to right): Peivand Sadat Mousavi, Patrick Diep, James Hawley, Steven ten Holder, Zoe Wu.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Biology Alumnus turns Brewmaster

Innocente beer lineup
 

Steve Innocente (BSc ’96) thought he was going to going to be a professor with his own research lab but instead he opened his own brewery.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Professor Heidi Swanson named University Research Chair

In recognition of her scholarly contributions, Biology Assistant Professor Heidi Swanson has been named a University Research Chair.

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